Government workers get a pay raise

The White House is proposing to raise the wages of federal government workers by 0.5%:

Note the responses of the government workers quoted in the article.  They feel that this raise is too small.

Of course, the average government worker makes $75,000 per year according to the article.  And let’s not forget that federal salaries are already higher than salaries for the same jobs in the private sector:

The federal government is already borrowing over 40% of the money that it is spending.  The national debt is over $15 trillion dollars.  And the people who brought this economic mess to you are getting raises.


Categories: Borrowing, Debt, Government Shenanigans

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